Page Turners

Here is a list of books that have been shared on KMA's Page Turners with the Shenandoah Public Library.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

aired the week of January 6, 2020

Hillbilly Elegy: a Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance follows Vance's life growing up in Middletown, Ohio raised by former hill people from Kentucky.  It is a look at life for the working poor.  Vance recounts what he had to do to eventually graduate from Yale Law School.

aired the week of December 30, 2019

Carrie's Top 10 Reads for 2019

1.  The War Bride's Scrapbook by Caroline Preston
2.  Freefall by Jessica Barry
3.  The Branson Beauty by Claire Booth
4.  Mr. Gandy's Grand Tour by Alan Tichmarsh
5.  Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
6.  The Optimists Guide to Letting Go by Amy Reichert
7.  People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
8.  The Library Book by Susan Orlean
9.  What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr
10. The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

These are the top 10 of the 74 titles I read this year.  They are listed in the order they were read.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

aired the week of December 23, 2019

Mr. Dickens and his Carol by Samantha Silva is a novella about the creation of Charles Dickens' famous story.  Everything is festive until Dickens finds out his current book series isn't selling well and he has lots of debts.  His publishers expect him to just whip out a Christmas story for them, but how can he do that when all his Christmas spirit has deserted him?

aired the week of December 16, 2019

Christmas at Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop by Jenny Colgan continues Rosie's story as she runs her Aunt Lillian' sweet shop and gets ready for Christmas.  The only catch is her family is coming for a visit and she hasn't told her boyfriend yet.  How will he react?

1.  Sweetshop of Dreams
2. Christmas at Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop